Issued by NWS Ohio RFC
AGUS71 KTIR 141627
Ohio River Basin Hydrometeorological Discussion
Ohio River Forecast Center, Wilmington, Ohio
1227 PM EDT Monday, April 14, 2014
An approaching front will generate showers and thunderstorms today before
sharply colder air spills into the region behind the system. Rain will turn
over to snow for parts of the region late tonight and early Tuesday. Minor or
no accumulations are expected. High pressure returns by midweek and
temperatures will warm back above normal by the end of the work week. The
next chance of showers and storms will arrive Friday.
...FLOOD POTENTIAL DISCUSSION...
Minor to moderate flooding remains on the lower parts of the White, Wabash,
Little Wabash, and Ohio Rivers. Some new minor flooding is possible after the
rainfall the next 24 hours.
...24-HR OBSERVED PRECIPITATION USED IN TODAY`S RIVER FORECASTS...
Rain fell across the western half of the Ohio Valley. Amounts of 0.50" to
1.25" were reported in western KY, southwest IN, and southern IL.
Otherwise, rainfall totals were light.
...48-HR FORECAST PRECIPITATION USED IN TODAY`S RIVER FORECASTS...
Widespread rain (turning over to snow in places) will produce additional
amounts of 0.50" to 1.25". The far western basin should see under 0.50".
...RIVER BASINS IN FLOOD...
Points along the following river basins were in flood Monday morning:
River Basin Forecast Point Flood Stage Latest Stg Tendency *
Ohio River Mount Vernon 35 36.1 Falling
Ohio River J T Myers Dam 37 40.5 Falling
Ohio River Shawneetown 33 39.2 Falling
Ohio River Golconda 40 40.7 Falling
White River Edwardsport 15 15.6 Falling
White River Petersburg 16 22.9 Falling
White River Hazleton 16 24.5 Falling
Wabash River Covington 16 16.8 Falling
Wabash River Montezuma 14 17.1 Falling
Wabash River Terre Haute 14 17.1 Falling
Wabash River Vincennes 16 17.2 Steady
Wabash River Princeton 18 20.4 Falling
Wabash River Mount Carmel 19 26.2 Falling
Wabash River New Harmony 15 19.4 Steady
Little Wabash Ri Carmi 27 32.4 Steady
Detailed precipitation graphics and other maps are available on the HAS Support
Page at this web address: http://weather.gov/ohrfc/HAS
QPF from OHRFC, HPC, et al., can be seen at weather.gov/ohrfc/Forecast.php
* Tendency based on observed value and a 1-day forecast.